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Readout: Secretary Walsh, Spain’s Labor Minister Yolanda Díaz Pérez reaffirm joint commitment to strengthening worker voice, social equity, wage protections

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh and Spain’s Second Vice President and Minister of Labor and Social Economy Yolanda Díaz Pérez met in Washington on July 20, 2022, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding that reasserts both countries’ commitment to addressing a wide range of concerns affecting workers and underserved populations. 

“The Memorandum of Understanding between the labor departments in the U.S. and Spain signifies our shared commitment to giving workers a stronger voice, protecting workers’ rights, ensuring equity for vulnerable populations, and addressing climate change and the increased risks of heat illness,” explained Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh. “This partnership is testament to the strength of our relationship and an indication that our joint efforts to protect working people in both countries is paramount.”

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Office of the Secretary
July 21, 2022
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Media Contact: Christine Feroli
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